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Units of Kinematic Viscosity

 

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Examples

Description

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Kinematic viscosity has the dimension length squared per time. The SI composite unit of kinematic viscosity is the square meter per second.

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Maple knows the units of kinematic viscosity listed in the following table.

Name

Symbols

Context

Alternate Spellings

Prefixes

 

 

 

 

 

stokes

St

standard *

 

SI

  

An asterisk ( * ) indicates the default context, an at sign (@) indicates an abbreviation, and under the prefixes column, SI indicates that the unit takes all SI prefixes, IEC indicates that the unit takes IEC prefixes, and SI+ and SI- indicate that the unit takes only positive and negative SI prefixes, respectively.  Refer to a unit in the Units package by indexing the name or symbol with the context, for example, stokes[standard] or St[standard]; or, if the context is indicated as the default, by using only the unit name or symbol, for example, stokes or St.

  

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The unit of kinematic viscosity is defined as follows.

  

A stokes is defined as a centimeter squared per second.

Examples

convert'stokes','dimensions','base'=true

length2time

(1)

convert1,'units','stokes','m'2's'

110000

(2)

See Also

convert/dimensions

convert/units

Units

Units/dynamic_viscosity

Units/Index

Units/length

Units/time

 


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